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  1. BACKBEAT: Bruno Mars, John Legend, and The Roots Perform @Billboard's AMP'D Up!

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.com hosted its AMP’D Up! event Sept. 27 at the Best Buy Theater in New York as part of Advertising Week 2010. The event drew in key players from the entertainment, advertising and technology industries who networked while being entertain ...

  2. BACKBEAT: John Legend, The Roots' ?uestlove and Spike Lee At Billboard Live! Panel During 2010 Advertising Week

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Advertising Week 2010 Kicked off in NYC on September 27 and Billboard was there to present Billboard Live! which hosted Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson from the Roots, John Legend , director Spike Lee , American Express’ Courtney Kelso and Momentum’s J ...

  3. The Keys To Successful Branding Partnerships

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bernard Cahill is an accomplished manager and lawyer with far-reaching experience in the entertainment industry with a special emphasis on the music business. In 2004, Cahill and his partners, Greg Suess, Jay Froberg and Will Ward founded ROAR, LL ...

  4. 6 Tips For Effective Tour Marketing

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT After a challenging summer concert season, one of the perennially bright revenue spots for the music industry—touring—is now limping into the fall season. Here are six strategies that everyone connected to live entertainment should embrace to boos ...

  5. Gilliam to Direct YouTube Webcast of Arcade Fire

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Terry Gilliam will direct the live webcast of Arcade Fire's concert at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The Arcade Fire show kicks off "Unstaged," a new online concert series being launched by American Express and streame ...

  6. Summer Encourages 'Spontaneous Spending'

    July 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT If the economic news isn't encouraging Americans to spend, maybe the weather can take up some of the slack. A newly released American Express/Echo Research poll finds 26 percent of respondents saying the summer weather encourages them to &quo ...

  7. Arcade Fire, John Legend To Stream Concerts Live

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Within hours of most any concert, shaky and distorted footage of the show can be found online from front row or the balcony. But online concert video has been steadily building toward live streaming, digital quality video and accompanying social m ...

  8. Muse Honored At O2 Silver Clef Awards

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Muse 's fearsome live reputation helped secure them the O2 Silver Clef Award in London today (July 2). The award was presented to Muse by Roger Taylor and Brian May of Queen . Taylor described the Warner-signed trio as "pro ...

  9. Aucoin, Manager Who Discovered Kiss, Dies At 66

    June 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bill Aucoin, who discovered the rock group Kiss and helped build them into a musical and merchandising juggernaut, died Monday in Florida. He was 66. Aucoin died at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in Aventura of surgical complications from pr ...

  10. The Eagles, Muse, Phish Top Austin City Limits 2010 Lineup

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles, Muse, Phish, the Strokes and M.I.A. will lead the bill at the 9th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be held Oct. 8-9 at Zilker Park in Austin. The Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, Norah Jones, Band of H ...

  11. Vevo, YouTube, Amex To Stream The National Concert

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Vevo will host its first-ever live concert video on YouTube this weekend with the Saturday performance of the National at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. The live webcast will be directed by filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker (“Don’t Look Back, ...

  12. The Eagles, Dixie Chicks, Keith Urban Plan Summer Run

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles will team up with the Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban for a run of North American stadium shows promoted by Live Nation. The tour begins June 8 in Toronto; while only eight dates are being announced, it is possible that more may be added. ...

  13. 'Glee' Cast Plans U.S. Tour

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST The "Glee" cast is taking its show on the road. Fox's Golden Globe award-winning high school musical has announced a seven-date U.S. "Glee Live! In Concert!" tour, kicking off in Phoenix, Ariz. on May 18 -- just over a mon ...

  14. Jay-Z, Beyonce Named Top-Earning Couple

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z and Beyonce earned $122 million together between June 2008 and June 2009, more than any other couple -- married or unmarried -- in entertainment. The list makers at Forbes are at it again, this time determining Hollywood's top-earning c ...

  15. Springsteen, U2, Metallica To Play Hall Of Fame Concerts

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music legends Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, U2, Paul Simon, Metallica, Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Friends, Simon and Garfunkel will join together on October 29th and 30th at Madison Square ...

  16. Miley Cyrus Plans 2009 Tour With Paperless Ticketing

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Miley Cyrus, riding high on the success of her "Hannah Montana" film and soundtrack, has announced plans for a 45-date North American tour this fall. The tour, which features Metro Station as opening act, kicks off September 14 in Portla ...

  17. Kylie Minogue Plans First North American Tour

    May 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue will tour North America for the first time with a six-date trek that will begin Sept. 30 in Oakland, Calif., before ending in New York's Hammerstein Ballroom on Oct. 11. Bill Silva Presents will produce the ...

  18. Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews Set For Pete Seeger's 90th Concert

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May ...

  19. Classic Rockers Line Up Summer Trek

    February 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Classic rock fans will have an opportunity to tap into a recession-relieving concert with the 2009 Can't Stop Rockin' tour, featuring REO Speedwagon, Styx and 38 Special. Ticket prices will be available for as low as $13.50 in most marke ...

  20. Branding Briefs: Nina Sky, Beyonce, American Express

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Twin sister duo Nina Sky will star in a print, TV and online ad campaign for their line of shoes for Fila. Their second album, "The Musical," is scheduled for release in March. - Beyonce and Solange will perform at a concert that will ...

  21. Motley Crue Gears Up For North American Tour

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mötley Crüe will follow up this past summer's Crüe Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Alon ...

  22. AOL, Amex Back Tour Tracker

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT America Online and American Express have joined forces to present Tour Tracker , a Web site that lets fans track the tour dates of various acts, and provides links to buy tickets. The site is hosted by AOL Music, and sponsored by Amex, which is al ...

  23. Timberlake Signs With IMG For Endorsements

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake on Thursday signed with IMG for worldwide endorsement representation, the company said. Timberlake will remain with CAA, which handles his tour booking, among other things, and Johnny Wright will continue to be his manager. IMG w ...

  24. Diamond Set For North American Summer Tour

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond will begin a 37-city North American tour, promoted nationally by AEG Live, on July 19 in St. Paul, Minn. Tickets go on sale in some markets beginning April 28, preceded by an American Express presale. Last Tuesday, Diamond announced h ...

  25. Live Nation Takes It To The Bank

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation's new marketing alliance with Citi could herald a wealth of mega-deals to come. The Citi deal (billboard.biz, Feb. 13) is the first to fully leverage the live entertainment giant's evolving, multifaceted music platform. The r ...

  26. Live Nation, Citi Deal On The Cards

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has entered into a new marketing alliance with Citi that is the first to fully leverage the live entertainment giant's evolving, multi-faceted music platform. The deal, which makes Citi the "official credit card partner" ...

  27. EMI Music Pub Adds Monaco To Music Resources

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing has appointed Brian Monaco as COO of its music resources unit, which works with brands and businesses to help them connect with their consumers through the power of music. Monaco joins the publisher from Worldwide Talent Group ...

  28. Brooks Grosses $3.8M In Two Day L.A. Run

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST The figures are in for Garth Brooks' historic run at the 20,000-seat Staples Center in Los Angeles, where the country artist played five concerts between Jan. 25-26 to raise money for those affected by the October 2007 blazes in Southern Cali ...

  29. Wonder Embarking On Rare Tour In Late Summer

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder will embark on his first tour in more than a decade later this month. The 13-city "A Wonder Summer's Night" tour launches Aug. 23 at Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay in San Diego, and wraps Sept. 20 at the Bank of A ...

  30. Bon Jovi To Bundle Digital Album, Presale Tickets

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In what's being billed as a first, Bon Jovi will bundle a digital iTunes copy of the band's upcoming album "Lost Highway" with purchase of presale tickets for their upcoming stand to open the new Prudential Center in Newark, N. ...

  31. BMA Rehearsals: Mary J. Belts It Out, Janet Jams

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson got rehearsals for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards off to a rousing start Saturday (Dec. 2) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Blige nailed her vocals for a medley of two songs from her smash hit album &quo ...

  32. Rolling Stones Set For North American Return

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Second leg will launch Sept. 20 in Boston. The Rolling Stones will return to North American for another leg of their A Bigger Bang tour, which is destined to be the top-grossing trek in history. The second North American leg, which follows a run o ...

  33. Streisand Taking Il Divo On Fall Tour

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Seats priced at $750, $350, $200 and $100. The initial round of dates for Barbra Streisand's tour have been announced. The 20-date trek will begin Oct. 4 at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center and will run through the end of November. Il Divo ...

  34. Bono, Motorola Launch Phone

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sales used to fight AIDS in Africa. Following on the heels of the RED American Express credit card, rock star Bono launched a new red mobile phone in the UK on Monday (May 15), sales of which are expected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars t ...

  35. Springsteen & Seeger Sessions Band to Debut at JazzFest

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Acts including Etta James have also been added. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, taking place April 28-30 and May 5-7 at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, will feature the first ever performance from Bruce Springsteen and the Seeger Sessi ...

  36. Stones Roll Again In Europe

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST The European leg of the Rolling Stones "A Bigger Bang" world tour will kick off in Barcelona on May 27, 2006. The veteran rock act announced the initial line-up of 32 stadium dates today (Nov. 29) thr The European leg of the Rolling Ston ...

  37. Stones Roll Again In Europe

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Barcelona hosts opening date May 27. The European leg of the Rolling Stones "A Bigger Bang" world tour will kick off in Barcelona on May 27, 2006. The veteran rock act announced the initial line-up of 32 stadium dates today (Nov. 29) thr ...

  38. AG Filing Against Warner Music: Down And Dirty

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bribes included trips, tix, computers, TVs, iPods, etc. New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's charges against Warner Music Group run along similar lines to those hefted against Sony BMG Music earlier this year: inappropriate lavish ...

  39. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Conference Kicks Off

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wed: indies, how money is made, reggateon and more. The sixth annual Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks R&B/Hip-Hop Conference kicked off with a bang on Wednesday in Atlanta at the Intercontinental Hotel. Execs from all over the globe con ...

  40. Tix Fly For Free Chili Peppers Show

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A week after Clear Channel Entertainment Properties announced that the Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline a July 2 concert in honor of the 100th birthday of Las Vegas, Ticketmaster is reporting that A week after Clear Channel Entertainment Proper ...

  41. Behind the Deal: The State of the Music Industry -- An Interview With Laurie Soriano

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Laurie Soriano, a partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, discusses the state of the music industry in an edited version of her interview on Nov. 30, 2004. As 2004 came to a close, Billboard sat down with a dozen lawyers to ...

  42. MSN Music Inks American Express Deal

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST MSN Music is partnering with American Express to promote its new music service. The move marks the service's first strategic partnership since it formally launched Oct. 12. MSN Music is partnering with American Express to promote its new musi ...

  43. Momentum Worldwide Bows Music Unit

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT N.Y. firm focuses on sponsorship, talent, production. Sponsorship/marketing firm Momentum Worldwide has formed a new event production and music sponsorship division, Momentum Music and Entertainment (MME). Based in New York, MME will specialize in ...

  44. Artemis Goes Commercial

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based indie label Artemis Records has formed a joint venture with commercial production facility JSM Music. New York-based indie label Artemis Records has formed a joint venture with commercial production facility JSM Music. JSM, a high-p ...

  45. Artists Line-up For Pre-Grammy Concerts

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, the Strokes and Counting Crows are among the artists who will perform as part of a concert series at the L.A. House of Blues in the days leading up to the Grammys. Proce Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, the Strokes and ...

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